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Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd v EMI Songs Australia Pty Limited: kookaburra gets the last laugh
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 26 2010

The decision concerned allegations including breach of copyright in respect of the pop song "Down Under", recorded in 1979 and again in 1981 by Men at Work


Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results


Responding to defamation online
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 28 2011

So you or your company, or worse still, both, have been defamed online


Eyes on the prize: Specsavers loses out to Luxottica in misleading advertising case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 5 2013

In its latest legal dispute in Specsavers Pty Ltd v Luxottica Retail Australia Pty Ltd, Specsavers challenged three specific types of representation


Smartphones and social media under the Workplace Surveillance Act (NSW) 2005
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 3 2013

Many employers supply their employees with smartphones to assist them to perform their role. It is only natural that an employer would want to use any


YouTube not responsible for user posted content
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

In April 2013, YouTube had another victory in the US courts against media giant, Viacom, for copyright infringement. Six years after its initial


Project home builder fined for misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 27 2012

The Federal Court recently imposed penalties on a major building company for false and misleading advertising in promoting the sale of detached residential houses


Legal traps when buying or selling a business with followers, likers or subscribers
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 4 2014

We all know that social media provides businesses with an effective way to interact with existing and potential customers and promote their goods or


Destruction of mobile phones impaired fair defamation trial
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 13 2011

Charmyne Palavi recently lost her bid to quash orders by the New South Wales (NSW) District Court striking out two defamatory imputations on the basis that she had disposed of mobile phones in defiance of discovery obligations


No protectionism in gambling’s free trade
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 7 2012

The Australian betting industry has boomed in recent years as private betting agencies have gained greater foothold in the market and governments have abandoned their holdings in state based TAB operations effectively developing a national betting market